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Explore Money! WIth 25 Great Projects By Cindy Blobaum
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In Explore Money! With 25 Great Projects, money is more than something to earn, save, and spend. It’s an opportunity to explore history, art, science, economics, and math! While checking out... More > the change in their pockets and bills from their banks, young readers search for hidden treasures and learn how money can grow. Very large and very small numbers take on a new relevance when seen through the lens of money. Using familiar materials found in the home or classroom, young readers explore the cultural aspect of money as well as its physical properties, discovering how these properties have affected business and global relationships throughout history. Kids experiment with various substances to clean coins, scientifically test coin components, design their own currency, and plan how to allocate their own money. Understanding the whats, whys, and hows of currency helps children achieve financial literacy and establish a strong foundation for a healthy, life-long relationship with money.< Less
Explore the Ice Age! With 25 Great Projects By Cindy Blobaum
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About 12,000 years ago, glaciers up to 2 miles tall covered up to one-third of Earth’s land! Explore how these moving mountains of ice changed almost everything on Earth, including shorelines,... More > weather, plants, animal and human activities, migration, and more.  In Explore the Ice Age! With 25 Great Projects, kids ages 7 to 10 discover what an ice age consists of, why we have them, and what effect an ice age has on living organisms and ecosystems, paying particular attention to the most recent ice age, which is the only one humans were around to witness. Learn the science and techniques of archaeological and paleontological digs to understand how we know so much about a time that happened before recorded history. Science-minded activities lead readers to discover what a world covered in ice means for Earth’s crust and its atmosphere and what happens when the planet begins to warm and the ice melts. Don’t wait for the next ice age to get started! < Less
Explore Predators and Prey! With 25 Great Projects By Cindy Blobaum
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Illustrated by Matt Aucoin. In Explore Predators and Prey! With 25 Great Projects, readers ages 7 to 10 explore the physical and behavioral adaptations of predators and prey and their impact on the... More > environment. Predators and prey are often easy to find, observe, and study. Encourages the development of important skills, including data collection, model testing, and map creation. Multi-disciplinary activities create opportunities to compare and contrast physical characteristics, behavioral patterns, and ecosystem dynamics.< Less
Explore Gravity! With 25 Great Projects By Cindy Blobaum
eBook (PDF): $8.99
Illustrated by Bryan Stone. AGES 6–9, GRL W What’s getting you down? If it’s trying to understand gravity, Explore Gravity! can provide the lift you need! With 25 hands-on... More > activities that include connections to toys, sports, and everyday items like scales, elevators, and water towers, young scientists will explore the invisible but powerful force that is responsible for keeping the entire universe in place. By creating a working model of a scale, readers learn what “weight” really means and how it is affected by gravity. By playing with various weights to make a marvelous mobile, readers learn about center of balance and how martial artists use this knowledge to throw their weight around. Spinning a basketball on a finger illustrates how satellites, moons, and planets stay in orbit. Projects are easy to follow, require little adult supervision, and use commonly found household items, many from the recycling box. Words to Know highlighted and defined on each page reinforce new vocabulary.< Less
Explore Honey Bees! With 25 Great Projects By Cindy Blobaum
eBook (PDF): $12.95
Illustrated By Bryan Stone. What did you have for breakfast this morning? Toast, cereal, juice, and fruit? You can thank the honey bees! About one out of every three mouthfuls we eat is affected by... More > honey bee pollination. In Explore Honey Bees! With 25 Great Projects, young readers learn about honey bee colonies, why honey bees live in hives, how honey bees communicate with each other, and why they are so important to human lives. Explore Honey Bees! offers a glimpse into the fascinating and efficient miniature world that children will find familiar from movies such as the 2007 animated Bee Movie. Activities include designing a hive, learning bee dance moves, and making a model of a flower’s reproductive system, which reinforce the math, engineering, and science skills readers gain from the text. Fun facts and colorful illustrations make learning fun and exciting. Links to online primary sources integrate a digital learning experience and offer opportunities to delve deeper into the world of honey bees.< Less

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